Mission and Goals of the Nebraska Broadband Initiative

RARA logoBroadband is a foundation for economic growth, job creation, global competitiveness and a better way of life. Broadband adoption and Internet use in some areas of the state and among certain population groups remains low. Goals of this initiative include:

  • Increase adoption and utilization of Broadband in communities and regions with an emphasis on unserved and underserved regions.

  • Work as a region in developing regional Broadband plans that increase adoption and utilization of broadband.

  • Increase understanding of importance of Broadband as a foundation of economic growth.

Grant Details

This Broadband Mapping and Planning Initiative is funded through a grant to the Nebraska Public Service Commission by the U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration and aims to increase broadband adoption and utilization.

Project partners include the University of Nebraska, Nebraska Department of Economic Development, Nebraska Information Technology Commission, Nebraska Public Service Commission, and the AIM Institute.
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